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September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Meet the Expert with Dean Wampler (Lightbend)

Dean Wampler (Anyscale)
1:15pm1:55pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: O'Reilly booth (Table A)

Join Dean to discuss all things streaming, especially with Kafka, Spark, Flink, Akka Streams, and Kafka Streams—from the future of machine learning in a streaming context to integrating stream processing with microservices.

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Dean Wampler

Anyscale

Dean Wampler is an expert in streaming data systems, focusing on applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI). He’s head of developer relations at Anyscale, which is developing Ray for distributed Python, primarily for ML/AI. Previously, he was an engineering VP at Lightbend, where he led the development of Lightbend CloudFlow, an integrated system for building and running streaming data applications with Akka Streams, Apache Spark, Apache Flink, and Apache Kafka. Dean is the author of Fast Data Architectures for Streaming Applications, Programming Scala, and Functional Programming for Java Developers, and he’s the coauthor of Programming Hive, all from O’Reilly. He’s a contributor to several open source projects. A frequent conference speaker and tutorial teacher, he’s also the co-organizer of several conferences around the world and several user groups in Chicago. He earned his PhD in physics from the University of Washington.